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Cover the Core and Capture Delight Directed Learning

Cover the Core and Capture Delight Directed Learning
Include as much delight directed learning as possible in your homeschool! This isn't because you want school to be easy or fun, but because you want it to be interesting and applicable.  When school is interesting, your kids will learn more and begin to LOVE learning more. Cover the Core and Capture Delight Directed Learning Parents do need to find a balance when incorporating delight directed learning, however. You want to both cover the core AND...
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Guest — Jennifer Waltersh
You said to look for that thing that bugs you, and try to capture it as delight directed learning. Pinterest is that thing that b... Read More
Thursday, 09 April 2015 19:31
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Hi Jennifer, If your daughter gets a job as a "social media manager" then you could chalk that time up to "occupational education"... Read More
Friday, 10 April 2015 13:56
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How’s it Going?

How’s it Going?
School has been going for a while, and now is a great time to take a step back and assess your situation. Have you handled the important things?  Character, college applications, core classes and PSAT registration? Do you need to make adjustments? Change curriculum, adjust (or make) a daily schedule?   If you think things could go better, smoother, or easier, sometimes it just takes a small adjustment.  Remember to put your weak areas first - even if...
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Consulting with Computer Geeks

Consulting with Computer Geeks
Do you love a teenage computer geek?  Don't you wish someone had a user's manual for them?  They can be as difficult to decipher as a JavaScript manual written in Chinese!  Let me throw a few ideas into the mix!  When I'm consulting with parents of computer geeks, I always try to touch on a few key topics:Grab credits where you can
Your child may be learning computer languages or other highly technical skills that are often learned in...
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I have a computer geek for a son. When he was in high school I allowed him to take a networking class from the local high school. ... Read More
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